Maple Syrup vs. White Sugar

          If you’re looking for a delicious way to use South Hill Forest Products syrup,  try using it to replace processed white sugar in things like coffee, tea, or baked goods. In recent studies it has been found that maple syrup is a healthy alternative to processed white sugar. A report in the January 2009 issue of the “Journal of the American Dietetic Association stated that maple syrup has a higher antioxidant content than processed pure sugar. It has also been shown that pure maple syrup contains healthy minerals such as calcium, sodium, copper and potassium while processed white sugar tends to lack them. To replace white sugar with South Hill Forest Product Syrup try the recipe below!

Maple Latte Recipe


  • 1 serving of coffee
  • 1-2 teaspoons of pure maple syrup (Grade A light or medium)
  • Milk


Pour the cup of freshly brewed espresso into a mug, stirring in the maple syrup. Then, lightly spoon in steamed milk.

Sweet Tip: If you have a regular coffee maker at home without a milk steamer, we recommend lightly scalding ¼ of milk in a small pot. When ready, remove the pot from the stove and lightly froth the milk with a milk frother. 

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